դալ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դալ ‎(dal); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դալ ‎(dal)

  1. colostrum, beestings
  2. a food made of cooked colostrum

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • դայլ ‎(dayl) (the existence of this by-form is uncertain)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁-l-i(e)h₂-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- ‎(to suck). Cognates include Latin filius, Middle Irish del ‎(nipple), Ancient Greek θηλή ‎(thēlḗ, teat, nipple), Lithuanian dėlė̃ ‎(leech), Old English delu ‎(teat), Albanian dele ‎(sheep, ewe). Related to դիեմ ‎(diem).

Noun[edit]

դալ ‎(dal

  1. colostrum, beestings

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • դալ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դալ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 229